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Location : Fig Tree [1],  West Road

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= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished. street level, 4 apt. - 1935

Part of a divided property. Other parts: Fig Tree [2]     Fig Tree [3]     

 

Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.435340, -2.948669

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1966 25-inch map, or a 1944-50 aerial photograph at the National Library of Scotland website.

Nearby properties (demolished in red):   2 Shepherds Road   4 Shepherds Road   (Harris Land [1], West Road)   (Harris Land [2], West Road)   6 West Road   7 West Road   8 West Road   10 West Road   (Woodmuir House, West Road)   (Graham Place [1], West Road)   (Graham Place [5], West Road)   (Graham Place [2], West Road)   (Graham Place [3], West Road)   (Graham Place [4], West Road)   (Graham Place [6], West Road)   (Graham Place [7], West Road)   (Fig Tree [2], West Road)   part of 10, West Road   (Harris Land [3], West Road)   (Harris Land [4], West Road)   (Harris Land [5], West Road)   (Fig Tree [3], West Road)   1 Woodmuir Crescent   3 Woodmuir Crescent  

 

Old Addresses (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the address)

Newburgh Road

 

 

House Names (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the name)

Fig Tree [1]
Graham Place from 1905

 

 

Directory entries (before 1970)      There are 29 entries

SourceEntry 
1936-37 dirMillar, Robert, gardener, Graham place, Newburgh road, W. Newport
1934-35 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1933-34 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1932-33 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1931-32 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport.
1930-31 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1929-30 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1928-29 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1927-28 dirPrince, John H., janitor, Graham place, Newburgh road, West Newport
1925-26 dirDickson, David, machineman, Graham pl., Newburgh rd., W. Newport
1923-24 dirDickson, David, machineman, Graham pl., Newburgh rd., W. Newport
1914-15 dirCowie, John A., gardener, Figtree cot., Woodhaven rd., West Newport
1913-14 dirCowie, John A., gardener, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1911-12 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Harris buildings, West Newport
1910-11 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1909-10 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage. West Newport
1908-09 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1908 Tayside AnnualMiddleton, John F., gardener, Figtree Cot., W.
1907-08 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage. West Newport
1907 Tayside AnnualMiddleton, John F., gardener, Figtree Cot., W.
1906-07 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1905-06 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1904-05 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1903-04 dirMiddleton, John, gardener, Figtree cottage, West Newport
1871-72 dirHarris, John, salmon fisher, Figtree Cottage, West Newport
1869-70 dirHarris, John, Figtree Cottage, West Newport
1869-70 dirHarris, William, builder, West Newport[could be either house]location 2
1867-68 dirHarris, William, mason, Fig Tree Cottage, West Newport[could be either house]location 2
1866 Fife dirHarris, W & T, builder, E Newport

 

 

Entries in the Registers of Voters

SourceEnrol DateNameOccup.AddressQualificationPropertyatNotes
1878-1879 Voters Harris, James mason Wester Newport
1874 Voters Harris, John mason
1873 Voters Harris, John mason

 

Census records

YearHead Notes
1911 Middleton John
1901 Middleton John View household
1891 Lawson Mary View household
1881 Harris James View household
1871 Gray David View household
1861 Harris John View household
1851 Baird Thomas View household
1841 Baird Arthur View household

 

 

Valuation Roll entries      There are 21 entries

YearNo.PropertyProprietorTenantOccupierValue
1937-381017House Provost, Magistrates & Councillors of Burgh of Newport per S P Nicol, burgh chamberlain empty (condemned) 0View details
1932-33934House Charles Graham, Ashcliffe, W Newport John Henry Prince 10-10-0View details
1927-28921House Charles Graham, Ashcliffe, W Newport John Henry Prince 10-5-0View details
1922-23874House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee David Dickson same 10-5-0View details
1917-18851House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee John McDonald, retired same 7-15-0View details
1912-13807House Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee John A Cowie, gardener same 7-10-0View details
1907-08786House & Garden Charles Graham, 41 St Peter St, Dundee John F Middleton, gardener same 6-10-0View details
1903-04756House and Garden James Harris, mason, Pickletillum by Leuchars John F Middleton, gardener same 7View details
1900-01547House and Garden James Harris, mason John F Middleton, gardener same 7View details
1896-97445House and Garden James Harris, mason Mrs May Lawson same 5-10-0View details
1893-94359House and Garden James Harris, mason Mrs Lawson same 5-10-0View details
1889-90290House and Garden James Harris, mason James Lawson, gardener same 5-10-0View details
1885-86266House and Garden James Harris, mason proprietor 8View details
1881-82172House and Garden James Harris, mason Said James Harris 8View details
1878-79175House and Garden James Harris, mason Said James Harris 4View details
1871-72165House and Garden Mrs John Harris, mason Mrs John Harris 8View details
1867-68185House and Garden Mrs John Harris Said Mrs Harris 8View details
1865-66176House and Garden Mrs John Harris Said Mrs Harris 6View details
1864-65167House and Garden Mrs John Harris Said Mrs Harris 6View details
1860-61150House and Garden Mrs John Harris, salmon fisher Mrs John Harris 6View details
1855-56167House and Garden Thomas Baird, mason said Thomas Baird 11View details

 

 

Early Sasines:

Sasine Plots:

Plot: 263 Broadhaugh E-most lot of 5 front lots part of garden view plot details

 

Sasine Abridgements:

RefIn BriefAbridgementRecordedPlots
1905.00939James Harris to Charles GrahamDisp by James Harris, formerly grocer's assistant, Newport, now at Pickletillum, to Charles Graham … of lot of ground & houses etc t/on … : S by public road, : N by River Tay, being the E-most of 5 front lots, pt of a garden at Broadhaugh … right of entry to ground at back by roads & right to well …18 May 1905263
1884.04015loan by Janet Laird / WatsonBond £100 & disp security by James Harris … to Janet Laird / Watson, 5 Catherine Street, Dundee of lot of ground N of turnpike, : N by the river, the E-most of 5 lots of Broadhaugh19 Jan1884263
1884.04014Dundee Property & Investment Bldg Soc loan repaidDisp by Dundee Property & Investment Building Society (formerly the Dundee Property & Investment Co) to James Harris, formerly mason now grocer's assistant, of lot of ground N of turnpike, : N by the river, the E-most of 5 lots of Broadhaugh19 Jan1884263
1883.03630real burdens due to Christina Baird / Harris & John Harris paid offDisch. by Christian Baird / Harris, widow of John Harris, disburd.
(1) real burden of £25 (27 Oct 1868) to them by Alexander Harris over lot of ground on N of t/p to Woodhaven, the W-most of 5 lots;
(2) real burden of £50 (13 Apr 1868) to them by Elizabeth Colville / Harris, wife of Thomas Harris, over 31' frontage lot of grnd on N of public road, : N by the river, & dw ho, shop, wash house & gable wall, … rights of entry …;
(3) real burden of £25 (23 Dec 1868) to them by William Harris over … middle of 5 lots …;
(4) real burden of £25 (16 Mar 1874, originally dated 18 Apr 1868) to them by Jane Harris over subjects now belonging to Robert Haarris, Sydney, New South Wales over the 2nd lot from the E of 5 lots ;
(5) real burden of £25 (18 Apr 1868) to them by George Harris, now deceased, & writ in favour of his brother James (6 May 1874) over E-most of 5 lots …
which 5 lots form the garden ground of Broadheughs …
26 Oct 1883267, 266, 265, 264, 263, 181
1874.03524loan by Dundee Property Investment CoDisp by James Harris to Trs Dundee Property Investment Co of lot of ground & houses t/on on N side of road Newport - Woodhaven, being the E-most of 5 lots, pt of garden ground at Broadhaugh, with right to well etc29 Jul 1874263
1874.03225Christina Harris to George Harris to James Harris, to TrsNot Instr James Harris mason Newport of lot of ground & houses t/on on N of road to Woodhaven, the E-most of 5 front lots … Broadhaugh … right to well etc, under burden of £25 to Christina Baird / Harris … (on disp 18 Apr 1868 by Christina Harris, consent of husband John Harris, to George Harris, … 9 Apr 1874 James Harris as heir to brother George) …6 May 1874263, 181

Brief explanation of sasine abridgements     Explanation of the format of a sasine

Abbreviations in the notes
t/on - thereon;   t/p - turnpike;   dw - dwelling;   ho - house;   pt - part;   pce - piece;   grnd - ground;   bldg - building;   Tr/Trs - Trustee/Trustees;   ... - words omitted;   pol - poles;   yd - square yards;   : - bounded

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